Zimbabwe: Between a rock and a hard place - women human rights defenders at risk

Zimbabwe: Between a rock and a hard place - women human rights defenders at risk

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Index Number: AFR 46/017/2007
Date Published: 25 July 2007
Categories: Africa, Zimbabwe

This report focuses on the circumstances of women human rights defenders in Zimbabwe. It explores their motivations and objectives. It documents human rights violations experienced by women human rights defenders, and the tools of repression used by the government to crush dissent. The report also looks at the government of Zimbabwe's obligations under regional and international human rights treaties, and makes recommendations to the government of Zimbabwe, the Southern Africa Development Community and the international community, particularly the African Union.


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